OUR MODEL – FAMILY CARE

Five Guiding Stars – Our Holistic Approach to Assisting Families as They Rise Out of Poverty

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EDUCATION AND SCHOLARSHIPS
  • Direct payments supporting primary school uniforms, school supplies, and essential needs that help children focus on school
  • High school fees, books, uniforms, etc.
  • College and university scholarships
  • Vocational scholarships
  • Life-skills workshops in areas like ethics, self-motivation, character, and sexual and reproductive health
BASIC NEEDS
  • Solar lanterns, water tanks, bedding, etc.
  • Collaborative Healthy Home renovations where we provide materials and families provide labor to ensure hygienic latrines, leak-free roofs, and dignified secure houses
  • Social workers to ensure family cohesion and help guardians take advantage of all available resouces
HEALTH
  • Encouragement to enroll in the National Hospital 
Insurance Fund
  • Emergency support for critical medical needs
  • Screening, testing, and connections to local health service providers
  • Special support for all those with major health conditions, including HIV
  • Workshops and info on nutrition, hygiene, and healthy living practices
AGRICULTURE
  • Introduction to new crops and markets
  • Education on modern farming practices
  • Procuring government-subsidized farm inputs
  • Seeds and seedlings for more nutritious and saleable crops
  • Connections to agricultural lenders
LIVELIHOODS
  • Exposure to job and business opportunities
  • Business training for youth, parents, and guardians
  • Career counseling
  • Start-up capital for small business ventures
  • Connections to microfinance institutions
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